Are you familiar with “buffer time”? It’s a term used by LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner, referring to scheduled breaks between tasks in order to play catch up or take a moment for self-care. The problem is that now that many of us are working from home, that time is being absorbed by other things. That’s a shame since these mental breaks are more important now than ever.
If this is something you’re finding challenging to do during the work week, check out this refresher on Inc. with 3 simple steps to get you back on track. It also includes input from Weiner himself, reminding us just how essential these moments are: “It not only benefits you, it will benefit all of the people that count on you as well.”